Strategic Growth Institute™

July 22 - 25, 2019

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Gleacher Center
Chicago, IL

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Steve Morrissette
Adjunct Associate Professor of Strategic Management

Morrissette's career includes large corporate experience in mergers and acquisitions and banking, as well as entrepreneurial projects as an investor and founding CEO of several start-up businesses. In addition to 25 years of practitioner expertise, his academic career includes 10 years of full-time teaching and extensive scholarship on entrepreneurial finance including a comprehensive study of angel investors published in the Journal of Private Equity, numerous articles on the banking industry, and presentations and journal articles on M&A including a recent presentation on M&A at McKinsey's Corporate Finance Conference.

Marc Knez
linical Professor of Strategic Management

Knez has been a full-time management consultant working with clients in financial services, telecommunications equipment, hospitality, and consumer products. During his time as a consultant, he was a senior vice president of Sibson Consulting and a principal at the Capital H. Group. He is currently on the board of directors of the Metropolitan Capital Bank.

He specializes in bridging the gap between academic research and applied decision making in the context of strategic planning and technology strategy. He also has brought this perspective to executive education. He has taught executives at the Financial Management Program at General Electric, and the McKinsey & Co. mini-MBA program, as well as conducted customized education for Northrop Grumman, MTV Networks Asia, Metropolitan Life, and the William Wrigley Jr. Company.